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I understand the point, and if Mr Dacre hasn't seen the statement, it's rather difficult for him to be able to deal with it.

I equally understand why you want to pursue them. I am keen to ensure that you've had the opportunity to ask Mr Dacre such questions as you feel are necessary within the constraints that I have given you. To what extent do you wish to go further into Mr Grant's further statement on the basis that doubtless this evidence will be served and be put into the Inquiry and people will be able to make submissions upon it as they will. It's unlikely that Mr Dacre is going to be able to unpick precisely what the reporter said to this lady, however much time he's given.

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